Amours tragiques

November 30, 2019  |  20:00


Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' Bourgie Hall
1339 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

Mezzo-soprano Christine Rice blends her dulcet tones with the music of Jonathan Cohen and Les Violons du Roy, vividly bringing to life all the nuances of love lost, forbidden, or dying through dramatic compositions of unparalleled beauty and power.

This concert will also be presented on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at 8 p.m. at Salle Raoul-Jobin, Palais Montcalm - Maison de la musique in Quebec City.

Listen to Purcell’s aria When I am laid in Earth, interpreted by Christine Rice and the Academy of Ancient Music:


J.-P. RAMEAU Suite and Aria Cruelle mère des amours from Hippolyte et Aricie
G.F. HANDEL Scherza infida from Ariodante, HWV33
• Chacony in G Minor, Z.730
• Suite and Aria When I am laid in Earth from Dido and Aeneas, Z.626
A. PÄRT Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
G. BACEWICZ Concerto pour orchestre à cordes
E. ELGAR Elegy, op.58
B. BRITTEN Phaedra, op.93

  • Jonathan Cohen
  • Christine Rice

Individual tickets available from March 28, 2019.

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